Drought conditions ease slightly in Iowa


Graphic courtesy of the National Drought Mitigation Center.

A map released Tuesday by the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that, though all of Iowa remains under a status of at least “severe” drought, the amount of area categorized as under “extreme” drought as receded slightly.

This new map reflects the heavy rainfall that fell on southern and southeast Iowa last week.

For more information, read the full article at the Des Moines Register.

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